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Things To Know Before Breeding Your Cat

July 14, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Before you ever consider breeding, you must first pick the right breed for your family. The population of cats is the United States alone is unbelievable. About all experts will tell you that you should spay your cat rather than breed it. Regardless what experts have to say, several people prefer to have a litter […]

Tips For Introducing Cats

May 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Tips for Introducing Cats A peaceful relationship between new and existing feline housemates requires time, patience and work. When you choose to add a new cat to your house, it’s generally more exiting for you and your family than it’s for the cat you already own. Though most cats are lonely by nature, most will […]

7 Ways To Help Stop Your Dog From Digging Up Your Garden

January 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By Michael Webber Dogs love to dig, let’s face it, it is a very natural and instinctual part of their makeup, and “it is a very enjoyable behavior for them” says Deborah L. Forthman, Ph.D. digging is something that dogs have been doing from the beginning, but there are ways to reduce the amount your […]

How To Teach Your Parrot Not To Bite

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Learning how to teach your parrot not to bite is one of the most important skills for a pet parrot owner. However it takes a lot of time and commitment. Given the right circumstances, parrots can learn a lot of things because they are intelligent birds. Repetition will teach your bird to stop biting and […]

How to Teach Your Parrot to Talk

August 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Zevs Borealis The quickest and most effective way to teach your bird to speak is to understand how birds learn speech. If you utilize the bird’s natural inclinations and abilities, teaching your pet will be a much more enjoyable experience for both you and the bird. In the wild, parrots are most vocal during […]

Training Your Dog Not To Chase People, Bicycles, Joggers, Etc.

June 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Burt Cotton Dogs by nature are predatory animals, and all predatory animals share the motivation to chase fleeing objects. While this may be a natural instinct, it is not appropriate when those fleeing objects are joggers, bicyclists or the mailman. Training the dog not to chase people and bicycles is an important thing to […]

Dog Training – Recognizing, Preventing, And Handling Dog Aggression Part 3

May 2, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Continuation of part 3 of the article by Phil Donahoe: Continued from part 2 we continue our dog training examination of the causes dog aggression and what can be done to prevent and fix these dog training problems. All dogs have different handling thresholds. Some dogs like lots of cuddles, and are perfectly content to […]

Dog Training – Recognizing, Preventing, And Handling Dog Aggression Part 2

April 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Phil Donahoe Continued from part 1, this dog training article is dealing with dog aggression. Lets continue now and talk more about dog socialization. How can I socialize my dog so that he doesn’t develop a fear of strangers? Socializing your dog is pretty easy to do – it’s more of a general effort […]

Dog Training – Recognizing, Preventing, And Handling Dog Aggression Part 1

April 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

A dog is an instinctively aggressive creature. In the wild, aggression came in very handy: dogs needed aggression to hunt, to defend themselves from other creatures, and to defend resources such as food, a place to sleep, and a mate. Selective breeding over the centuries has minimized and refined this trait significantly, but there’s just […]

Getting your dog to “walk nice”

April 25, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Hope Saidel “Djoowannagwout?” If you don’t speak dog, that translates to “Do you want to go out?” It’s a phrase that every dog knows, every dog owner says, and is followed (generally speaking) by jumping for joy, wriggling with glee, and barking with boundless energy. Keeping the subsequent time as much fun is usually […]

Putting a Stop to Your Puppies Chewing and Nipping Habits

April 10, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Joann Henry Dogs are naturally primitive creatures. Thankfully, they adapt easily and can be trained with little effort, making it possible to share our homes with our favorite four-legged friends and still maintain our standards of order and cleanliness. Teaching your puppy to behave properly is a huge responsibility and may seem much more […]

Toilet Training Kittens

March 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Cats are relatively easy to toilet train – most of the time. However, there is always the exception to the rule, the little kitty rebel who refuses to conform to the structure of society, albeit it is a severely limited society consisting of you, the rest of the family, other pets and the house that […]

Steps to Finding the Right Dog Trainer For You and Your Dog

March 4, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

You just got a new puppy and now comes the fun part – the training. Don’t get nervous. It isn’t all that bad. As a matter of fact training your new puppy can be quite fun. You can either do it yourself or find a professional dog trainer to help you with the process. Just […]

How To House Train Your Cat

February 11, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Kathrynn Kelley Many people are ecstatic when their feline friend can use the litter box, but think of how great it would be if your cat knew how to use a toilet. It sounds like a great way to make having your cat around a little more convenient. Here are some important tips when […]

Understanding Dog Behavior – part II.

February 5, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By David Beart …. continued from part I: Aggression You know him as your sweet and lovable friend. Your friends and neighbors know him as the terror on your doorstep who wants to eat them. Aggression is not a nice quality in your dog. Aggression comes from the desire to protect, and anything perceived as […]

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